UFC president Dana White confirmed on Saturday night that they received permission to promote Alistair Overeem prior to regaining his license, but for Nick Diaz, not so much. read news >>
The UFC can promote Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz for bouts next year "as long as Zuffa makes quite clear that there's an added piece to that puzzle," NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today told MMAjunkie.com.
In Overeem's case, that means getting a license to fight in Nevada. For Diaz, it's scheduling him after his suspension ends.
The star fighters have been benched for much of 2012 as they wait out respective administrative actions handed down by the NSAC.
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Frank Mir has been granted a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy for his fight with Alistair Overeem this Saturday at UFC 169.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Frank Mir, UFC 169 read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission has granted Alistair Overeem a fight license, clearing the way for the heavyweight’s planned Feb. 2 meeting with Antonio Silva at UFC 156. read news >>
And the mixed martial arts (MMA) community just breathed a collective sigh of relief. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz, who will make a few extra trips to the hotel buffet in order to make weight for his UFC 183 main event against Anderson Silva, is not expected to have his combat sports career affected by his recent legal woes. That's according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, who broke it down for ESPN.com: "We don't really get involved on that level other than staying i read news >>
Heavyweight Stefan Struve looks ahead to his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Alistair Overeem and back to why he didn't fight at UFC 175. read news >>
The UFC announced the fight via Instagram tonight. Two Dutch Heavyweights looking for Octagon redemption just got their shot. Tonight on Instagram the UFC announced that Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve has been booked for UFC on Fox 13 on December 13 in Phoenix, AZ. Overeem just lost via first round TKO to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi on September 5 in Connecticut. This was Reem's third TKO loss in five UFC bouts. Since he came in as the Strikeforce Heavyweight champ an read news >>
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his recent loss to Ben Rothwell and what he expects of himself over the coming months. read news >>
Slow news day? Pffffft. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight (and soon to be middleweight) Nick Diaz is in big trouble with the law, and will have some explaining to do to his ZUFFA bosses after getting arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in Lodi, California. From Lodi News: UFC fighter and former Tokay High School student Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving read news >>
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is bailing on a potential Alistair Overeem fight, because "Demolition Man" keeps getting knocked out in a "hard" 265-pound weight class. read news >>
Uno mas! Despite losing three of his four most recent mixed martial arts (MMA) matches inside the Octagon, and garnering an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) "bust" label along the way, Alistair Overeem will get one more chance to prove his worth. Company president Dana White tonight confirmed on "UFC Tonight" that "Reem" is not on his cut list after losing to Ben Rothwell via first round technical knockout this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 50 (watch full fight video highlights here). His read news >>